How to install Windows emulator on iOS Win4iOS for iPhone

Windows emulator for iOS

Win4iOS is an experimental Windows emulator for iOS written in C# compatible with iPhone and iPad devices.

This guide explains how to install Windows emulator on mobile devices compatibles with iOS.


Software requirements

You can find all required data for your device from the link buttons below:

Win4iOS emulatorDownload
AltInstaller (Windows)Download
AltServer (MacOS)Download

The software requirements for running this application must be met in order for the software to function at all.

System requirements

The hardware requirements for running the application vary depending on your current configuration.

Recommended requirements

OSiOS 12 (or higher)
DeviceiPhone 11+ (or equivalent iPad)
JailbreakNot required
Storage1 GB aviable (or more)

For the best experience, users should be running within the recommended requirements.

Minimum requirements

OSiOS 10 (or higher)
DeviceiPhone X+ (or equivalent iPad)
JailbreakNot required
Storage512 MB aviable (or more)

We cannot guarantee the performance of system specifications lower the recommended requirements but you’re always welcome to experiment.

Install emulator

You can install this Win4iOS emulator on iOS devices (iPhone or iPad) with AltStore (no jailbreak is required).

Windows emulator iOS install

AltStore app requires a Windows or Mac computer for the initial installation of the AltServer software.

The latest version is available on the download section.

  • Download AltServer on your computer (Windows or Mac OS)
  • Install AltStore to your iPhone (or iPad)
  • Launch AltStore to begin downloading apps
  • Leave AltServer running, and AltStore will do the rest
Windows emulator iOS App


Once you open Win4iOS emulator it will ask you to select the folder where you will save your data files, such images, audio, video or documents.

Click on use this folder and allow it access.

After that all your datas will be loaded and the Windows emulator will open.

Windows emulator for iOS

The game feed will get refreshed once you exit from settings.

Now just click on the program you want to run and the app should start.

Install software

  • Download software files with compatible format (EXE, ZIP, RAR)
  • Move the software file on the selected folder in settings menu
  • Refresh the game feed

Windows emulator (Win4iOS) is capable of running most commercial software at full speed, provided you meet the necessary hardware requirements.

Some applications may be delayed or flashback in the process of running.

This may be related to the performance of the mobile phone, or it may be related to other unknown factors.

Windows emulator for iOS

Update emulator

This app is from a third-party developer, so an automatic update won’t be available.

You will need to manually update the app by removing the old version and installing the new version on the download section.

All the updates have the latest fixes and optimizations, but their constantly changing nature means that little testing has been done on them and unknown bugs may appear.


  • Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation
  • iOS is a trademark of Apple Inc.

This project is not meant for illegal activities, and we have a strict policy about piracy.

All resources are obtained via reverse engineering of legally owned devices, games, and information present on the internet.

The main objective of this project is to enhance the computer experience, research, and provide education about the core concepts of device emulation.


This guide/tutorial answers the following questions:

  • Is there a PC emulator for iOS?
  • Can I run Windows on iPhone?
  • Can I play PC games on iPhone?
  • How do I emulate Windows on my iPad?
  • Can I install Windows through my iPhone?